Keynote Speakers

Bob Koonce

Do you need a keynote speaker and want someone who brings a unique background in leadership? Bob Koonce’s presentations on Operational Excellence will leave your audience filled with new insights into leadership and organizational culture. Through engaging real stories of challenging operations during his twenty years on Nuclear Submarines, Bob teaches the formula for Operational Excellence and High Reliability used by the U.S. Nuclear Navy and how it can apply to your organization.

Call (773-349-2983) or email (rkoonce@highrelgroup.com) today to discuss your speaking needs.

Recent speaking events:

• Siemens Midwest Energy Forum – May 2016 – Chicago, IL
• Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Conference – June 2016 – Calgary, Alberta
• Operational Excellence in Refining and Petrochemicals – September 2016 – Houston
• BP Global Supplier Safety Forum – October 2016 – Houston
• Dow AgroSciences (Pfister Seeds) Annual Client Getaway event – keynote and dinner speaker – January 2017 – Jamaica
• Husky Energy HSE Summit – February 2017 – Calgary
• Irving Oil Safety Summit – April 2017 – Saint John, New Brunswick
• High Reliability Organization Leadership Workshop – May 9, 2017 – Houston

 

Upcoming events:

• BP Gulf of Mexico Operations HRO Workshop Feb 2018
• High Reliability Organization Leadership Workshop – March 6-7, 2018 – Houston, Texas

“Bob’s storytelling and practical insights into a complex operational culture and leadership have received rave reviews at our Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas conferences. I recommend him for any event.”
—Leslie Allen, Global Director, Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources, IQPC

“Bob’s submarine leadership stories were a huge hit. He brought his Navy stories to life while relating his leadership principles to growing up on a farm. I would recommend him as a keynote or dinner speaker to any organization looking for a unique and highly accomplished leader.”
—General Manager, Dow AgroSciences

Jeff Hedges

Are you searching for a keynote speaker for your upcoming Corporate Operational Safety Conference? Do you want someone who has walked the walk in highly hazardous operational environments? Jeff Hedges speaks about his vast experience in leadership and specifically in running Chevron Corporation’s Operational Excellence program at conferences and for in house corporate events.

Call (773-349-2983) or email (jhedges@highrelgroup.com) today to discuss your speaking needs.

Recent speaking events:

• BP Global Supplier Safety Forum – October 2016 – Houston
• High Reliability Organization Leadership Workshop – May 9, 2017 – Houston
• Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Conference – June 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
• KEYERA Annual Corporate Safety Summit – September 2017 – Calgary
• HRO Leadership Workshop – Sept 12-13, 2017 – Houston

Upcoming events:

• BP Gulf of Mexico Operations Workshop Feb 2018
• Husky Energy Lloydminster Workshop 2018